Tag: controversy

The Transgender Child

The Transgender Child
By Kym B. Disclaimer: I am totally supportive of pro-lifestyle. However, I recently caught a reality show that featured a transgender youth.  Although this youth is a teenager now, the transformation began as a young child.  This is where my issue begins.  A transgender child is one whose gender identity differs from the social expectations... Read more »

Howard University Middle School Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History?

Howard University Middle School Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History?
by A Comeaux Our story is a dark and daunting one, that tells of a resilient people, so even our trials promote triumph because we’re still here! Despite the attacks on us as a people, as individuals, as children, women and men, we keep going. We keep fighting. That said, why in 2015 are Howard... Read more »

Dear Mona Scott Young: Why Do You Hate Black Women So Much?

Dear Mona Scott Young: Why Do You Hate Black Women So Much?
By A Comeaux In the wake of a national crisis, racial tensions and wars coming closer to home than we’re prepared to fight, there is a woman (you, Mona Scott Young) oblivious to her power to invoke change in media. Mona, I’m not holding you independently responsible for the muck that is America at present.... Read more »
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Dear Bill Cosby Accusers

Dear Bill Cosby Accusers
By Nicole Harding Bill Cosby and Cliff Huxtable are not the same. Interesting how a self-proclaimed child molester who starred in Seventh Heaven still gets his residual checks, but the Cosby Show re-runs are cancelled. Coincidence? I don’t think so. While I am pondering the bigger issues of it all, the thing that really burns... Read more »

Think Before You Tweet! Or, Just Mind Your Own Business

Think Before You Tweet! Or, Just Mind Your Own Business
Think Before You Tweet! By Nicole Harding A photo of Kevin Durant kissing his MVP mom on the lips, and then that photo of a fully-clothed Willow Smith hanging with a laughing family friend—made the web go wild! Twitter just wouldn’t stop! Outrage and indignation everywhere. Stop it. Just stop it! We project our own... Read more »

Why You Should Lie to Your Kids About Santa

Why You Should Lie to Your Kids About Santa
By Nicole Harding All this talk about Santa has me fired up! Is he real? Is he White? Does it matter? Is it wrong to lie to children? Hold up! Wait one minute. I had Christmas heartbreak early in life when our house was robbed and although there was still quite a showing under the... Read more »
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Memoir: The 2 Faces of a Preacher's Wife

Memoir: The 2 Faces of a Preacher's Wife
By Toni J. Spearman The 2 Faces of a Preacher’s Wife is a memoir of an ex-pastor’s wife who struggled with her identity as a woman, a first lady and a child of God. It details a journey of childhood abuse that resulted in her embracing an alternative lifestyle despite the teachings of the church... Read more »

Twerking and Nappy Hair: A Bad Week for Black Women

By A Comeaux What a week it’s been for the Black woman! As soon as I sat down to write a response to one satirical headline here comes another. Let me catch my breath and spew this with the last shred of restraint I have left. If you don’t know, I’m a black woman. I... Read more »

I Don't Have Kids and I Don't Feel Bad About It

An Open Letter To: Women Who Attempt to Make Other Women Feel Bad About Not Having Children By Camille LaRay Your kids are your world. They are Beautiful, make you feel full of purpose and give your life a greater meaning. I truly believe you believe that. But YOUR truth isn’t THE truth. I’ve always... Read more »
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Backlash: A Comeaux Responds to Hate Mail

By A Comeaux My pseudo supporters chimed in about my stance over the media craze that is our real life; with chagrin and pride I stand by my words. We are not Victims. We are not Slaves. We are more powerful than we know or care to take fully realize. America is afraid of our... Read more »